- Associated Press - Monday, June 22, 2015

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota health officials say around 42 gallons of oil has spilled in Divide County after a pipeline leaked.

Condor Petroleum, Inc., also reported that around 1,638 gallons of produced water, or brine, have been released. The North Dakota Department of Health said it’s evaluating a nearby wetland for impacts to water quality.

Officials say a brine spill also occurred in Burke County, around 4 miles northwest of Bowbells.

Petro Harvester Operating Company, LLC, said around 2,100 gallons of brine spilled offsite and affected a nearby wetland. State department officials are responding and will work with the company on a remediation plan.


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